Results for - Looting to Survive

2,277 voters participated in this survey
You are caught in a massive natural disaster or civil unrest incident. Stores are closed and the electricity is off. You (and any family) are hungry, thirsty, hot/cold, and perhaps sick or in pain. Outside help may be days away, and there's a store full of supplies in front of you. What do you do?

1. You are caught in a massive natural disaster or civil unrest incident. Stores are closed and the electricity is off. You (and any family) are hungry, thirsty, hot/cold, and perhaps sick or in pain. Outside help may be days away, and there's a store full of supplies in front of you. What do you do?

Take only what is absolutely necessary to survive
57%
1,298 votes
Take things you really need (like diapers) but you could survive without
16%
355 votes
Take a few comfort items
10%
237 votes
Take a few valuables to use as barter items
9%
197 votes
Take things that you figure will spoil or be destroyed anyway
14%
311 votes
Grab whatever you want
9%
204 votes
Refuse to take anything
8%
181 votes
Undecided
18%
409 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
38 votes
Would it make a difference if the store was already being looted?

2. Would it make a difference if the store was already being looted?

No, I would never loot
15%
338 votes
No, I would do what I had to regardless
23%
518 votes
Yes, it would be easier to loot if someone else was doing it
17%
378 votes
Yes, it would be harder to loot if someone else was doing it
4%
90 votes
Depends how desperate I feel
29%
651 votes
Unsure
19%
429 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
18 votes
Would the size of the store (Mom and Pop vs a Walmart) make a difference?

3. Would the size of the store (Mom and Pop vs a Walmart) make a difference?

Yes
16%
355 votes
No
36%
828 votes
Unsure
14%
316 votes
Depends how desperate I feel
24%
537 votes
N/A
10%
236 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
5 votes
Would you try to do as little damage as possible while in the store?

4. Would you try to do as little damage as possible while in the store?

Yes
65%
1,488 votes
No
5%
118 votes
Unsure
6%
139 votes
Depends how desperate I feel
7%
166 votes
N/A
16%
358 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
8 votes
When things finally get back to normal, what would you do/feel?

5. When things finally get back to normal, what would you do/feel?

Contact the store and try to make reparations
33%
762 votes
Anonymously try to make reparations
13%
289 votes
Feel guilty, but do nothing
8%
178 votes
Not feel guilty for surviving
15%
348 votes
Not feel guilty because stuff would have been destroyed or taken by someone else
7%
165 votes
Unsure
15%
340 votes
N/A
16%
367 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
12 votes
01/13/2015 Living 2277 47 By: tg85

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